21st Century evolution and innovation in digital technologies, data and advanced analytics is rapidly changing the healthcare environment.
We believe that Real World Evidence will transform healthcare decision-making as part of that revolution.
As the Head of Real World Evidence (RWE) Applied and Advanced Analytics, you will be responsible for the creation of the data and analytics platform that will embed and accelerate organizational execution of robust RWE across Novartis Oncology.
As a leader in the RWE Center of Excellence, you will act as a key driver and enabler of data and analytics across our business and operating functions and geographies.
You will lead a global team of RWE Analysts who partner with RWE Directors and Scientists to translate real world data into evidence and insights.
You will bring an innovative mindset and fresh perspective to the use of data and analytics in oncology, and you will drive transformation by imagining what could be and by designing tomorrow.
You will lead by example to achieve breakthrough results which inform business decisions for our products as well as support healthcare decisions by patients, physicians, health authorities, payers, and policy-
makers. You will need excellent strategic, leadership, collaboration and communication skills, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset, to work with and through others, to reimagine the way we use data and analytics to develop and deliver medicines for patients.
Your responsibilities will include :
Develop global strategy for RWE Applied and Advanced Analytics that will enable future data and analytics needs of the organization.
Communicates a clear strategic vision with enthusiasm and a passion for success. Responsible for strategic leadership and functional excellence
Lead development of real world data and analytics capabilities and utilization, and lead in applying cutting-edge advanced analytics methodologies to generate novel insights and actions
Continuously improve the data analytics platform, creating industry-leading performance through leveraging new and creative data sources and collaboration models with third party networks
Define standards and processes to manage quality, consistency, usability, security, and availability of data throughout the data lifecycle
Develop and address opportunities around novel sources or applications of data, and define how the business creates additional value through utilization of real world data and analytics, and drive cultural change towards data and analytics centricity across Novartis
Improve literacy in the value and use of data and advanced analytics across the organization by leading successful implementation of data and analytics initiatives across regions and countries
Manage external data and analytic partners and collaborate closely with other data and analytic teams across Novartis
Define functional goals and objectives as well as indicators of performance and quality metrics, identify opportunities, gaps and priorities, and contribute to best practice standards
Develop strong internal and external partnerships to promote effective collaborations. Lead by example in promoting a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture and mindset.
Be an agent for change and engage support for innovative ideas, methods, technologies, partnerships and solutions
Resource projects and initiatives effectively with internal and outsourced capabilities to transform the use of data and analytics according to company priorities and opportunities to impact patients and society
Hire associates with appropriate skills, experience and potential, and cultivate an environment that attracts and retains talents.
Provide business context and connect our work to Novartis values and priorities to inspire our associates to set high quality goals and objectives.
What you’ll bring to the role :
Advanced degree or equivalent education / degree in life science / healthcare required. MBA or equivalent preferred
Fluent English (oral and written)
8 / 10+ years relevant experience acquired at pharmaceutical companies, academia, healthcare provider / Payer / HTA, or relevant consultancy companies
Proven and successful experience track record of building and leading high-performing data analytics platforms and teams
Extensive experience with analytics, including statistical programming languages, technologies to undertake analyses on large data sources or with computationally intensive steps, use of interactive outputs, and / or implementing reproducible research practices such as version control and literate programming
Deep understanding and experience of Real World Data / Real World Evidence or related disciplines to generate scientifically rigorous and value evidence from secondary data sources
Awareness of changing analytics and technology trends within and outside the industry
WHY CONSIDER NOVARTIS?
817 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2018. And while we’re proud of that, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this : how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks.
We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.